• The time it takes to heal a broken bone may soon be cut in half thanks to an intelligent "wrapping paper" from Israeli company Regenecure.

    The "wrapping paper," technically called a membrane implant, enables bones to heal faster and more evenly by attracting healing stem cells and fluids while keeping soft tissues from growing around the broken bone.

    The membrane looks and feels like plastic wrap, it can be cut with a pair of scissors to fit any bone in the body and is naturally absorbed into the body after 10 months.

    The material has already been used in dental procedures to replace bone grafts and has been used on animal bones, where it cut the healing time in half when used along with a traditional bone graft.

    Regenecure is still in the process of clearing the membrane implant for human use with the FDA, but the companies CEO Moshe Tzabari tells us that it will be available for humans in the next five years.

    A broken bone that heals in half the time? That's a present worth

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  • Forget the club soda and leave the napkin on your lap. There is finally a shirt for every klutz who spills soda and drips soup on themselves.

    It’s calling the Silic shirt and it’s made from a fabric bonded with hydrophobic nanotechnology that repels water like a raindrop on a leaf.

    That means the days of, “what’s that on your shirt?” are finally over.

    The “self-cleaning” shirt impressively withstands a shower fit for a Super Bowl winning head coach, without leaving a single drop.

    The shirt was designed by Aamir Patel of California, who believes that we’re in the early stages of implementing technology into all of our clothes.

    The Silic shirt is available for pre-order on Kickstarter now for $48 and will be available online soon.

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  • Patrick Priebe was a lab technician, working in Wuppertal, Germany, before he became a real-life Tony Stark.

    Priebe, as evidenced by his extensive trove of YouTube videos, is an amateur maker of elaborate laser guns. The 30-year-old’s work caught our eye when we saw his version of “Iron Man’s” laser glove. You know, the one that Tony Stark uses in the Marvel movies to pulverize his enemies.

    Pulse lasers that pop balloons, ornate steampunk blasters, mini laser guns -- Priebe assembles whatever he can imagine in his apartment without plans or blueprints.

    He built his first laser after being inspired by the weapons in the original “Battlestar Galactica” television series from the late 1970s. After he was let go from his technician job, Priebe turned to laser-making full-time, selling custom work to clients who watch his YouTube videos.

    Priebe is quick to point out that although he calls the lasers “guns,” they are not intended to be used as weapons. That said, some of the lasers could harm

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